RSSC Rolls Out High-Tech Features

Radisson Seven Seas Cruises is ushering in 2006 with an expanded, upgraded roster of high-tech options available fleetwide. Seven Seas Voyages, Seven Seas Mariner, Seven Seas Navigator and the Paul Gauguin now boast upgraded Internet access, digital satellite feed TV, wi-fi "hotspots," shipboard cell phone service, and additional online capabilities. Guests who want to surf the Web will find it easier with upgraded Internet bandwidth providing faster connection times—at a cost of 35 cents per minute (or 25 cents per minute for guests who opt to purchase a package of 100 minutes for $25). Wi-fi "hotspots" are also now discretely located in select public areas so guests who have brought a laptop computer can connect easily around the ship. With the line's new digital satellite feed to expand television programming aboard, guests will have the choice of Fox News to supplement CNN in their suites. In addition, guests may also now use their own cell phones to call home from any Radisson Seven Seas vessel anywhere in the world. Rates for that latter service will be roughly equivalent to Caribbean roaming charges—even in Europe, or Asia or the South Pacific—with billing via their existing cell phone service provider. Guests should check with cell phone providers to verify rates and to make sure that their plans offer international roaming. This service is not available onboard the Paul Gauguin in French Polynesia of when the ships are in port. Another high-tech choice is that guests with deposited reservations can pre-reserve a table online for dining at one of the line's alternative (by reservations only) restaurants, and, in the near future, they will be able to pre-reserve a treatment at a shipboard Carita Spa. In the future, guests in upper level suites will be also able to pre-register any of their special requests directly with their butler. Visit [www.rssc.com].

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